Professor Michael Cox is director of LSE IDEAS and Emeritus Professor of International Relations at LSE, and helped establish the Cold War Studies Centre in 2004 and expand it into IDEAS, a foreign policy centre based at the LSE which aims to bring the academic and policy words together.
He has also held several senior professional positions in the field of international relations including chair of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), member of the Executive Committee of the British International Studies Association and of The Irish National Committee for the Study of International Affairs.
He also serves on the editorial board of several academic journals and has been Editor of several leading journals in IR, including The Review of International Studies, International Relations, Cold War History, and International Politics.
Professor Cox is a well-known speaker on global affairs and has lectured in the United States, Australia, Asia, and in the EU.
Areas of expertise
- US foreign policy with special reference to China, Asia and the 'Asian pivot'
- Transatlantic relationship
- Geopolitical consequences of the economic crisis
|2006 -||Co-Director, Ideas Centre for Diplomacy and Strategy, LSE|
|2003 -||Professor, Department of International Relations, LSE|
|1995 - 2003||Professor, Department of International Politics, University of Wales at Aberystwyth|
- The limits of strategic thinking The World Today 6 February 2014
- Fred Halliday, Marxism and the Cold War International Affairs 28 September 2011
- Introduction: Fred Halliday, John Vincent and the idea of progress in International Relations International Affairs 28 September 2011
- 9/11 Anniversary: From Empire to Decline The World Today 1 August 2011
- Global Power Shifts: Power Shift? Not Yet The World Today 1 October 2010
- Is the United States in decline - again? An essay International Affairs 1 July 2007
- American power before and after 11 September: dizzy with success? International Affairs 1 April 2002
- Will the Real E. H. Carr Please Stand Up? International Affairs 1 July 1999
- Martians and Venutians in the new world order International Affairs 19 May 2003
- Empire by denial International Affairs 1 January 2005
- US Foreign Policy Oxford University Press, 2012
- Introduction to International Relations University of London, 2012
- Power Shift and the Death of the West? Not Yet European Political Science, September 2011
- The Uses and Abuses of History: The End of the Cold War and Soviet Collapse International Politics, July/September 2011
- The Global 1989 Cambridge University Press, 2010
- Soft Power and US Foreign Policy Routledge, 2010
- Twentieth Century International Relations Sage 2007, 8 volumes
- US Foreign Policy Oxford University Press, 2008